Cinemambiente 2018 Official Selection for Paddle Pickers.

My short film on plastic pollution in our rivers in the UK has just been nominated for the best short film category at the Cinemambiente Environmental Film Festival 2018. Watch the full film here: <p><a href=”″>Paddle Pickers – Highlighting plastic pollution in our rivers</a> from <a href=”″>Beth Staley</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

John Sumpter OBE On Helping Our Amphibian Friends

Whilst creating a new short film about ‘Toad Patrol’, a grass roots conservation organisation helping to conserve amphibian species, I was lucky enough to meet John Sumpter. A professor at Brunel University in London, John specialises in chemicals in aquatic environments and their affects on fish. However he also has a great interest in amphibian … More John Sumpter OBE On Helping Our Amphibian Friends

Marine Noise Pollution: The conflict between man-made sound and aquatic species

The fishing vessel that we took to cross the breadth of Inle Lake in Myanmar was probably the noisiest boat I have ever been on. At the time, although slightly deafened by the racket myself, I had no real awareness of the impact that these vibrations were having underneath the surface of the lake. Since … More Marine Noise Pollution: The conflict between man-made sound and aquatic species

Respect Your Rivers

I recently made a short documentary which focused on plastic pollution within the River Thames and a number of individuals who were trying to combat this issue. Whilst filming the story I had access to docks and slipways on the river within the city of London, places which I had not thought of visiting before … More Respect Your Rivers

Invasion of the Frogs, Grenada

As night time closes in on the Caribbean country of Grenada, the island erupts with the sounds of thousands of squeaks and croaks. The Lesser Antillean Whistling Frog (Eleutherodactylus johnstonei)┬áis the most common frog found throughout the eastern Caribbean including Grenada where it’s numbers have ballooned. A small to medium sized frog with an average … More Invasion of the Frogs, Grenada